Arsenal 3-1 Olympiacos – Player Ratings

(Photo by Stuart MacFarlane/Arsenal FC via Getty Images) Arsenal have taken the advantage in their Europa League round of 16 tie, defeating the Greek side 3-1 at the Karaiskakis Stadium. A result that, whilst on the outside looks impressive, was not particularly reflective of the game. As far as I see it, we played poorly.Continue reading “Arsenal 3-1 Olympiacos – Player Ratings”

Burnley 1-1 Arsenal: Player Ratings

(Photo by Peter Powell – Pool/Getty Images) What a frustrating game. After an early Aubameyang goal and a bright start, it looked like Arsenal were in for a good afternoon at Turf Moor. However, a foolish mistake from Xhaka handed Burnley a route back into the game, and we were sloppy from then on. WeContinue reading “Burnley 1-1 Arsenal: Player Ratings”

Arsenal 3-1 Leicester – Player Ratings

(Photo by Rui Vieira – Pool/Getty Images) After conceding another early goal due to a defensive error, it looked like Arsenal could be in for another disappointing result against Leicester today. However, much to the delight of the fans, a controlling performance led to an impressive turn around- and all three points heading back toContinue reading “Arsenal 3-1 Leicester – Player Ratings”

Arsenal 3-2 Benfica – Player Ratings

(Photo by MB Media/Getty Images) Wow. What a game. A true rollercoaster of emotions. From the despair of going behind, to the hope brought on by Tierney’s goal and the pure relief when Aubameyang headed home the winner. It’s never an easy time for Arsenal, right? Instead of having a look at what we learntContinue reading “Arsenal 3-2 Benfica – Player Ratings”

Arsenal 4-2 Leeds: Four Things We Learnt

(Photo by Stuart MacFarlane/Arsenal FC via Getty Images) After a great first half, we came out successful against tonight’s opponents, beating Leeds United 4-2 at the Emirates. Here’s four things I noticed from the win… Aubameyang back? In his first start since returning from several weeks away from the team due to a family issue,Continue reading “Arsenal 4-2 Leeds: Four Things We Learnt”

Should Arsenal give up domestic hopes, and throw everything at the Europa League?

With the 2020/21 Premier League season now beyond the half way mark, Arsenal’s domestic campaign is shaping up to be nothing less than disastrous. At the time of writing, the London club sit eleventh in the Premier League- with each of the teams around us holding games in hand. Were our opponents to take advantageContinue reading “Should Arsenal give up domestic hopes, and throw everything at the Europa League?”

What Bukayo Saka has that the Premier League’s other youngsters do not.

(Photo by Frank Augstein – Pool/Getty Images) Since announcing himself to the Premier League over the course of last season, Bukayo Saka has developed to be widely understood as one of the best young players in the Premier League. His consistently bright performances in what has been largely a dull Arsenal side have highlighted theContinue reading “What Bukayo Saka has that the Premier League’s other youngsters do not.”

Mesut Ozil- A Legacy at Arsenal

(Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images) It’s official. Mesut Ozil has left Arsenal Football Club. After eight years in North London, the German has taken the next step in his career by joining Fenerbahce on a permanent deal, after agreeing to terminate his Arsenal contract with six months remaining. The playmaker grew up with a TurkishContinue reading “Mesut Ozil- A Legacy at Arsenal”

Mat Ryan to Arsenal – A good signing?

(Photo by Stuart MacFarlane/Arsenal FC via Getty Images) This morning, Arsenal announced the signing of Australian goalkeeper Maty Ryan on a 6-month loan until the end of this season. A surprise to all Arsenal fans, the 28-year-old had not been linked to the club prior to his announcement- a rare change from the regular weeksContinue reading “Mat Ryan to Arsenal – A good signing?”

Why Arsenal should sign Martin Ødegaard this month.

(Photo by Mattia Ozbot/Soccrates/Getty Images) In the last few hours, Arsenal have been linked with a potential 6-month loan move for Norwegian creative midfielder Martin Ødegaard, as per Sky Sports- which has subsequently been confirmed by the ever-reliable David Ornstein. Here’s a look at the player, and why Arsenal should sign him in this JanuaryContinue reading “Why Arsenal should sign Martin Ødegaard this month.”